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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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Barsha Mahato wins National level Poetry Competition

Barsha Mahato from Adhunik Rastriya Secondary School, Bagmati Province was declared the winner of national level-poetry competition—at the finale held virtually today to mark International Women’s…  


Call for participation: Poem competition to mark International Women's Day 2021

This year UNDP Nepal in collaboration with the Rato Bangala Foundation (RBF) will mark the day involving the students from grade 8-12 standard.  


Karnali Provincial Assembly setting example towards openness promotion

For the first time in a relationship spanning 300,000 years, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. This is the Anthropocene: the age of humans.  


Time to localize SDGs

Effectively implementing the SDGs and achieving desired results calls for adequate space for meaningful participation of civil society organizations says Gopal Lamsal of the NGO Federation of Nepal.  


Campaign to promote cycling for healthy cities launched

The Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, United Nations Development Programme, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Kantipur Media Group and Cycle City Network Nepal jointly…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  


[Women Achievers Series] Fully committed to fulfill SDGs: Chandrakala Poudel

Nepal has seen a substantial increase in women joining civil service in the recent years, but their participation is low in the higher posts. Among few, Chandrakala Poudel is an exemplary figure in…  


Speech of foreign minister Pradeep K Gyawali: HDR launch 2020

For three decades, Human Development Reports have fundamentally shaped the ideas and policy discourse on alternative assessment of development and wellbeing. The criteria used for measuring human…  


[Women Achievers Series] Show your abilities, forget about disabilities: Ganga Chhantyal

Ganga Chhantyal was a healthy child till six months old, but all of sudden her lower body part got paralyzed followed by fever and some strange sickness. Having lived in a remote village in Baglunj…  


[Women Achievers Series] Access to justice should be first understood by the family, then society and the local bodies: Dr Shashi Adhikari

Dr Shashi Adhikari is a Professor in Nepal Law Campus, who is involved with other non-government organizations as well. Most importantly, Adhikari is involved in enhancing the access of Nepali women…  

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